Tag Archives: video games

5 Shameless Lies Video Game Companies Got Away With (Almost) (via Cracked)

I tried to warn the world two years ago that every company involved in the production of video games is a gang of treacherous liars.  Not only was my shocking exposé snubbed by the Pulitzer committee, it also somehow didn’t grind the world’s largest entertainment industry to a halt.  So let’s try again: here’s my latest Cracked article, 5 Shameless Lies Video Game Companies Got Away With (Almost).

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The Crazy Coincidence That Saved Video Games Forever (via Cracked)

If you’ve ever found yourself playing video games for thirty-five hours non-stop, remember to thank the 80s CEO whose temper tantrum is directly responsible for your favorite hobby/debilitating addiction.  Check out my latest Cracked article, The Crazy Coincidence That Saved Video Games Forever.

7 Beloved Video Game Consoles That Were Almost Completely Different (via WhatCulture)

Video game consoles go through a lot of changes before they hit stores.  Some are pretty well-publicized, like that time Microsoft almost prevented you from sharing Xbox One games as an experiment to see how many people they could sell a PlayStation 4.  Others are a little lesser known, and for those, you should check out my first article on WhatCulture, 7 Beloved Video Game Consoles That Were Almost Completely Different.

6 Video Games That Came Bundled with Filthy, Filthy Lies (via Cracked)

I wrote a thing!  Professionally!  Check out my first Cracked.com article, 6 Video Games That Came Bundled with Filthy, Filthy Lies, to learn why your favorite hobby is built on a foundation of deceit.  Here’s a quick excerpt:

“Unfortunately for EA…”

Go read it, and then tell everybody “I was reading Jeff’s work when he was still writing about weird toys and vehicular manslaughter.”